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Face to Face – Volume II

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Welcome to Volume 2 of our enlightening series on nails and nail products. Just like its predecessors, this eBook is your key to unlocking the secrets of nail science and product knowledge. Inside, you’ll find a fresh set of meticulously researched answers to questions posed by nail professionals, expanding your understanding of this captivating field. Get ready to embark on another educational journey into the fascinating world of nails.

The books in Doug Schoon’s Face a Face trilogy do not have a translation into Portuguese at the moment due to copyright conflicts in Brazil.

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Volume 2 of our eBook series delves deeper into the world of nails and nail products, offering an extensive exploration of crucial topics. From understanding Natural Nail Structure to delving into Pedicure and Foot Related treatments, this eBook is your go-to resource for expanding your expertise. Whether you’re a nail professional looking to enhance your skills or someone passionate about nail care, you’ll find valuable insights within its pages. With coverage on topics like Ingredients, Storage/Disposal, and Unusual Conditions, this eBook leaves no stone unturned. Join us on an educational journey that promises to enrich your understanding of nail science and product chemistry.

Doug Schoon, currently residing in Dana Point, CA, is an internationally-recognized scientist with a Masters Degree in Chemistry from UC-Irvine, as well as an author and educator with over 30 years' experience in the cosmetic beauty and personal care industry.

He is a leading industry authority, known for his technical and regulatory work that has helped shape the beauty industry. Schoon has authored several books, video and audio training programs, as well as dozens of magazine articles about salon products, safety, and best practices for salon professionals.

In 1986, Schoon founded Chemical Awareness Training Service (CATS) the beauty industry's first safety training company. This was followed by his book, Nail Structure & Product Chemistry, 1st and 2nd Edition, which has become essential reading for all salon professionals.

Schoon is a chief contributor to Milady's Standard Nail Technology and Standard Cosmetology, as well as several medical reference books such as Baran and Maibach's Textbook of Cosmetic Dermatology and Cosmetic Dermatology: A Comprehensive Medical and Surgical Text.

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180 Pages



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10 reviews for Face to Face – Volume II

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    Tracy P

    Doug has a way of making the basics of nails and Nail enhancements just as exciting as a New Nail art technique! This is a must read for each and every nail professional.

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    Hazel Paterson

    Terrific Read for any nail tech. Something you’ll want by you always. Especially helpful if beginner tech too.

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    B Wright

    My resource book of science based facts . Clearly written and with personality! You will be reading this between clients, to clients, on the train, in your backyard, at the breakfast table, on vacation… think I’ve made my point lol. Get the book(s)!!!!

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    Great book. Does a great job of breaking down the science behind nail enhancements. Lots of great advice on how to perform services more safely. A must read for any nail pro.

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    I have both face to face books and they are both great. Doug is such a great educator and all the content in these books is so helpful!

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    Thank you Doug for keeping nail techs informed! Great read! All beauty educators should get themselves a copy! Subscribing to facetofacewithdougschoon has helped me so much!

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    Terri Kay

    This book is a must for nail techs and for clients wanting some truth, in a rumor and fake news world.

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    Doug is extremely knowledgeable and all nail techs should order his collection

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    Tempest Tracey

    A must for any serious nail professional!

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    Lots of great information

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